The Human Capital of Dual Career Women in Sarawak : The Impact of Working Time Towards Work Family Conflict

Sabil, Surena and Marican, Sabitha (2010) The Human Capital of Dual Career Women in Sarawak : The Impact of Working Time Towards Work Family Conflict. In: International Conference on Sustainable Community Development 2010 (Icoscd 2010), 21-22 July 2010, Marriot Hotel Putrajaya,Malaysia. (Unpublished)


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Human capital development can be seen as a basis of excellence of future generation. In Malaysia, the women workforce comprises of 50% of the workforce and 70% of them are married working women. Hence the focus on developing the human women capital should be considered as one of the valuable human asset towards developing the nation. On the overall, many studies be it in the west or east has focused on the negative implication of work on family. Hence the objective of the paper is to study the relationship of working time and work family culture towards work family conflict. The following study was conducted in Sarawak among 60 working women. The data was collected through questionnaires that were distributed personally to the respondent at their respective workplace. The findings indicated that working time and work family culture have a positive relationship towards work family conflict. Finally, the paper will discuss various ways whereby organization can promote family friendly policies at workplace in order to promote the gender equality and also women capital in Malaysia.This is because in the future the involvement of women in the workplace is even going to be at the higher rate than before.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Women employees,Women--Employment, Working mothers--Family relationships, Work and family, Work-life balance, Human capital
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Divisions: Faculty of Economics & Administration
Depositing User: Mr Mohd Fazli Zainordin
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2012 02:58
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2012 02:58

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